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The third annual RootsTech Family History & Technology Conference will be held March 21–23 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

According to its website, RootsTech “is a conference with a unique emphasis on helping individuals learn and use the latest technology to get started or accelerate their efforts to find, organize, preserve, and share their family’s connections and history.”

Attendees can learn new skills from more than 250 classes, hands-on workshops, and interactive presentations at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

New to RootsTech 2013 is Developer Day, a collaborative environment where developers can discover resources and trends within the family history industry. It will also include information on app building and marketing as well as tools and services from sponsors, vendors, and exhibitors.

RootsTech 2013 also features the Developer Challenge, a competition to create an application or service that helps accomplish genealogical goals. The entry deadline is February 28.

Pricing for a 3-day pass is $149 through February 22, then $179 through March 16. Beginning March 17, a 3-day pass will cost $219. A day pass costs $89, and a 3-day student pass is $39.

More information and registration for RootsTech 2013 are available at rootstech.org.

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